The pace of fast casual pizza accelerates in 2014

Despite a number of headwinds such as high cheese and beef prices and labor pressures, many operators remain optimistic for 2015.

Pizza Hut announces complete brand, menu overhaul

Changes include new crusts, drizzles, toppings, uniforms, website and more.

Papa John's POS rollout to be completed by Q1

The company remains bullish on North China and is focused on shifting its marketing and menu strategies to support growth in the market.

Order kiosks making a comeback in the restaurant industry

Millennials are accustomed to technology and like a sensory experience – to touch and feel things – and kiosks give them that opportunity.

Nine keys for driving speed of service

Restaurants can become victims of their own success when high volume slows down service. Check out these tips for satisfying the need for speed.

Domino's iPad app yields highest conversion, ticket of company's digital ordering channels

Voice ordering was also a highlight of Q3, with more than 200,000 voice orders placed despite no promotion of the platform since the June launch.

Pizza Hut's digital sales mix up 5 percent in the last quarter

As the brand continues its turnaround strategy, it will launch a new advertising position in Q4 aimed at millennials.

Toppers Pizza's remodeling, digital efforts help brand stay relevant in 'fast casual environment'

The company expects its mobile site to launch by the end of this year and is investing 'seven figures' into additional digital initiatives.

Report: Restaurant mobile websites slow to load digital orders

If mobile websites included a click-to-order button that routed customers to a geolocation API, the brands' mobile experiences would be better suited to handle each query.

Online ordering provides the holy grail of customer-level data

Even for brands in which digital ordering represents a small percentage, its search traffic and order traffic represents a meaningful sample size from which brands can glean valuable insights.

What did you miss at #CONNECTsummit14? Check out the highlights

#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.

Wait time zero: The need for speed

Restaurant efficiency experts cite the 7-second rule; a 7-second reduction in customer wait times increases a chain’s market share by as much as 1 percent.

Nearly 60% of Papa John's US delivery sales now come through digital channels

The company is in the midst of a new POS rollout that is expected to drive labor efficiencies, speed of service and order accuracy.

The importance of online ordering when it comes to catering

Research has shown that people who place mobile and online orders have an average ticket 30 percent higher than in-store customers.

5 insights from mobile restaurant customers: The new shopper mindset

The increasing use of smartphones is changing the consumer landscape significantly, particularly for restaurant purchasing.

Teaching in-store and digital ordering to play nice

One of the leading brands is on its way to a digital ordering majority. Is your brand ready to handle the demand from outside your walls?

Fresh Brothers solves heavy traffic delivery problem with virtual store

With the concept, the company has increased two stores' business by about 15 percent without adding much labor.

Pizza Hut hopes to surpass competition in digital space in 2015

Yum! execs called the U.S. performance 'disappointing' and said the brand is in turnaround mode.

Pizza Hut named an initial partner for Visa's new, simplified ecommerce service

Mobile is now the dominant channel of Pizza Hut's digital business, growing more than 4,000 percent in the last three years.

The (half) year in review for the pizza segment

Digital ordering should make up more than half of sales for the bigger brands within the next year.

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